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secrete
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
produce and discharge small amounts of a substance — especially from biological glands
  • Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (71% in)
  • As to your practice, if a gentleman walks into my rooms smelling of iodoform, with a black mark of nitrate of silver upon his right forefinger, and a bulge on the right side of his top-hat to show where he has secreted his stethoscope, I must be dull, indeed, if I do not pronounce him to be an active member of the medical profession.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (12% in)

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